Into the Amazon COP 26 presentation Monday 8th November 2021 2pm
by on 07.10.2021

COP 26 8th November 2pm Tower Base South 

The live stream can be viewed by clicking on this link: INTO THE AMAZON a musical production Live Stream COP26

It was an honour to be performing and participating in the international climate change conference celebrating through sound and projected image the indigenous culture of Brazil.

Commencing with a six minute video presentation which provided the audience with background information on my founding of the “Indigenous People’s Cultural Support Trust” from 1995 up until present activities today under the public face of   Followed by a performance of ‘four movements of “Into the Amazon” with my field recordings of the natural environment and traditional singing of a Xavante Indian community  integrated within the musical compositions. The production transmits to the audience through the vehicle of a concert an experience of a day from dawn to dusk in an Indian village in the Amazon forest of Brazil.

“Sisters in the Forest” new single – release date 8th November  on all digital platforms premiered at COP 26

In the Cop 26 “Sisters in the Forest” performance was accompanied by my new video production featuring astounding stills images by the award winning photographer and fellow Trustee, Sue Cunningham.

“Sisters in the Forest” new single – premiered at COP26 release date 8th November  on all digital platforms

On Apple Music 

Youtube Music


Support Tribal Trees  Just Giving fund raising initiative  aiding indigenous communities  in the establishment of Tree Nurseries on indigenous territories.

This performance was an opportunity to promote the work of  the trust I founded in 1995 “Indigenous People’s Cultural Support Trust” registered charity number: 1050461 of which the public face is: TRIBES ALIVE

For quick reference on my current support towards Xavante communities on the Sangradouro reservation Mato Grosso Brazil please visit:

Further news and activities of the Trust can be viewed by visiting :

lyrics of the song “Echoes of the Forest” from my first album “Earth Songs” which I sang at the first Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro 1992

As a Trust we are promoting Indigenous people being partners in the process of reforesting and at the forefront of the consultation processes


Tribes Alive’s focus for COP26 is on the legitimate right of Indigenous Peoples to be respected as partners in confronting Climate Change and that they should not be seen as victims, because they have been proven to be the best guardians of the forests and natural environment.


Finally Patrick Cunningham spoke about his and Sue Cunningham’s charitable activities in collaboration with indigenous communities in the Amazon forest, Brazil and presented  the following video, recorded by their indigenous contacts in the Xingu. It is in English here: TOGETHER



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